Dr Olalekan Lee Aiyegbusi MBChB, PhD

Dr Olalekan Lee Aiyegbusi

Institute of Applied Health Research
Associate Professor

Contact details

Centre for Patient-Reported Outcome Research (CPROR)
Murray Learning Centre
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Lee is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Patient-Reported Outcome Research (CPROR), University of Birmingham, UK. 

He is also one of the Deputy Directors at CPROR and a co-Lead for the PRO theme, MRC-NIHR Trial Methodology Research Partnership (TMRP) Outcomes working group.


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Birmingham, 2019 
  • Masters in Public Health (MPH), University of Birmingham, 2014
  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA), University of Cardiff, 2009
  • Medicine (MBChB), Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, 2007


Lee is actively involved in teaching, delivering lectures and contributing as co-module lead for the MSc Clinical Trials.

He also takes small group tutorials for the MBChB programme.

Other activities


Recent publications


Turner, G, McMullan, C, Aiyegbusi, OL, Hughes, S, Walker, A, Jeyes, F, Adler, Y, Chong, A, Buckland, L, Stanton, DE, Davies, EH, Haroon, S & Calvert, M 2023, 'Co-production of a feasibility trial of pacing interventions for Long COVID', Research Involvement & Engagement. <https://researchinvolvement.biomedcentral.com/>

Aiyegbusi, OL, Davies, EH, Myles, PR, Williams, T, Frost, C, Haroon, S, Hughes, S, Wilson, R, McMullan, C, Subramanian, A, Nirantharakumar, K & Calvert, M 2023, 'Digitally enabled decentralised research: opportunities to improve the efficiency of clinical trials and observational studies', BMJ evidence-based medicine. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjebm-2023-112253

Panthagani, J, O’Donovan, C, Aiyegbusi, OL, Liu, X, Bayliss, S, Calvert, M, Pesudovs, K, Denniston, A, Moore, D & Braithwaite, T 2023, 'Evaluating patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) for future clinical trials in adult patients with optic neuritis', Eye. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41433-023-02478-z

Anderson, N, Cockwell, P, Aiyegbusi, OL & Calvert, M 2023, 'Green Nephrology: the role of telemedicine and electronic patient reported outcomes', Journal of Kidney Care. https://doi.org/10.12968/jokc.2023.8.2.77

Chandan, J, Brown, K, Simms-Williams, N, Bashir, NZ, Camaradou, J, Heining, D, Turner, G, Cruz Rivera, S, Hotham, R, Minhas, S, Nirantharakumar, K, Sivan, M, Khunti, K, Raindi, D, Marwaha, S, Hughes, S, McMullan, C, Marshall, T, Calvert, M, Haroon, S & Aiyegbusi, OL 2023, 'Non-pharmacological therapies for post-viral syndromes, including Long COVID: a systematic review', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 20, no. 4, 3477. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph20043477

Ratti, MM, Gandaglia, G, Sisca, ES, Derevianko, A, Alleva, E, Beyer, K, Moss, C, Barletta, F, Scuderic, S, Omar, MI, Maclennan, S, Williamson, PR, Zong, J, MacLennan, SJ, Mottet, N, Cornford, P, Aiyegbusi, OL, Van Hemelrijck, M, N’Dow, J, Briganti, A & PIONEER Consortium 2022, 'A systematic review to evaluate patient-reported outcomes measures (PROMs) for metastatic prostate cancer according to the consensus-based standard for the selection of health measurement instruments (COSMIN) methodology', Cancers, vol. 14, no. 20, 5120. https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers14205120

Hughes, S, Haroon, S, Subramanian, A, McMullan, C, Aiyegbusi, OL, Turner, G, Jackson, L, Davies, EH, Frost, C, McNamara, G, Price, G, Matthews, K, Camaradou, J, Ormerod, J, Walker, A & Calvert, M 2022, 'Development and validation of the symptom burden questionnaire for long covid (SBQ-LC): Rasch analysis', BMJ, vol. 377, e070230. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj-2022-070230

Retzer, A, Sivell, S, Scott, H, Nelson, A, Bulbeck, H, Seddon, K, Grant, R, Adams, R, Watts, C, Aiyegbusi, OL, Kearns, P, Cruz Rivera, S, Dirven, L, Baddeley, E, Calvert, M & Byrne, A 2022, 'Development of a core outcome set and identification of patient-reportable outcomes for primary brain tumour trials: protocol for the COBra study', BMJ open, vol. 12, no. 9, e057712, pp. e057712. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-057712

Anderson, N, Kyte, D, McMullan, C, Cockwell, P, Aiyegbusi, OL, Verdi, R & Calvert, M 2022, 'Electronic patient reported outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease', Nature Reviews. Nephrology. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41581-022-00619-3


Routen, A, O'Mahoney, LL, Aiyegbusi, OL, Alder , Y, Banerjee, A, Buckland, L, Brightling, CE, Calvert, M, Camaradou, J, Chaturvedi, N, Chong, A, Dalrymple, E, Eggo, RM, Elliott, P, Evans, RA, Gibson, A, Haroon, S, Herrett, E, Houchen-Wolloff, L, Hughes, S, Jeyes, F, Matthews, K, McMullan, C, Morley, J, Shafran, R, Smith, N, Stanton, DE, Stephenson, T, Sterne, JAC, Turner, G, Ward, H & Khunti, K 2023, 'Patient and public involvement within epidemiological studies of Long Covid in the United Kingdom', Nature Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-023-02251-5

Aiyegbusi, OL, Cruz Rivera, S & Calvert, M 2023, 'The opportunity for greater patient and public involvement and engagement in drug development and regulation', Nature reviews. Drug discovery.

Other report

Shaw, K, Aiyegbusi, OL, Ansell, J, Borrow, P, Calvert, M, Chakera, E, Chakraverty, R, Chatterley, M, Davies, J, Denniston, A, Howard, M, Lewis, M, Mosey, C, Pyatt, L, Raghava, N, Richardson-Abraham, J & Wilkinson, A 2023, Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement Delivery Plan, 2022-2027. University of Birmingham. https://doi.org/10.48352/uobxbtru.0001


Subramanian, A, Nirantharakumar, K, Hughes, S, Myles, P, Williams, T, Gokhale, K, Taverner, T, Chandan, J, Brown, K, Simms-Williams, N, Shah, A, Singh, M, Kidy, F, Okoth, K, Hotham, R, Bashir, N, Cockburn, N, Lee, S, Turner, G, Gkoutos, G, Aiyegbusi, OL, McMullan, C, Denniston, A, Sapey, E, Lord, J, Wraith, D, Leggett, E, Iles, C, Marshall, T, Price, M, Marwaha, S, Davies, EH, Jackson, L, Camaradou, J, Calvert, M & Haroon, S 2022 'Assessment of 115 symptoms for Long COVID (post-COVID-19 condition) and their risk factors in non-hospitalised individuals: a retrospective matched cohort study in UK primary care' Research Square. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-1343889/v1

Review article

Aiyegbusi, OL, Hughes, S, Peipert, JD, Schougaard, L, Wilson, R & Calvert, M 2023, 'Reducing the pressures of outpatient care: the potential role of patient-reported outcomes', Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, vol. 116, no. 2, pp. 44-64. https://doi.org/10.1177/01410768231152222

PC-COS project steering committee & Aiyegbusi, OL 2022, 'A core outcome set for post-COVID-19 condition in adults for use in clinical practice and research: an international Delphi consensus study', Lancet Respir Med, vol. 10, no. 7, pp. 715-724. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2213-2600(22)00169-2

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